tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS May 4, 2017 4:30am-5:01am PDT
mayo. good morning, it is thursday, may 4. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. >> how do you say that in spanish? >> cinco de mayo. >> the day before cinco de mayo? >> cinco de mayo -- >> quattro de mayo. >> how do you say one day before? [ speaking spanish ] >> we have the return of the fog along the coast. yesterday at noon we were talking about this. we had a shift in the wind and everyone started to go downhill as far as the temperatures are concerned and that's it right there. that's your foggy start over the golden gate bridge. we have temperatures currently in the 40s in santa rosa, 50s in oakland and san francisco. very mild inland. we topped off in the mid-90s yesterday. notice that west-southwest wind 12 in san francisco, it's that westerly that will cool us down at the coast today into the
60s. 60s common around the bay down from the 80s. 70s around the peninsula today. 70s and 80s inland. we'll talk more about your thursday and friday forecasts coming up but here's jaclyn. good morning. and here we'll begin with a live look at the golden gate bridge. i promise it's there. it's foggy there. be careful behind the wheel this morning on the roads. things at the limit in both directions on 101. a crash southbound 680 right to 580 there on that connector ramp. so please be careful. no lanes blocked. live look at the dublin camera at the 580/680 corridor traffic at the limit. new this morning authorities say three people died in shootings in san jose. one involved a police officer.
officers were called to a home on laura valle lane. when they arrived they found two victims. it's unclear what happened, but the officer then shot and killed a man who was inside the home. the officer is on leave while authorities investigate. a deadly police shooting shut down market street in san francisco for hours after a subway sandwich fight. joe vazquez has more on the shooting near westfield mall. >> reporter: a man wearing a subway uniform. san francisco police officers may have saved his life at 11:30 a.m. inside the subway. a man with a knife began arguing about a sandwich as two cops arrived to help witnesses say the assailant began stabbing the employee then refused to drop his knife. >> there was yelling back and forth like oh, i'm doing this. i'm not even doing it. and then get on the ground.
get on the ground. get on the ground. then pow, pow, i'm here in the corner. >> during the course of the intervening one officer discharged a firearm. >> reporter: the knife-wielding man died of his gunshot wounds. jane kim tells kpix 5 police told her the victim was an asian male an employee at subway. the chief is reluctant to call his officers heroes this early in the investigation. >> i don't have anything to add to the facts or any comment. i think that would be inappropriate at this time. i think we all should be pleased that the individual that was being attacked is still alive and is expected to survive. >> joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> the house is set to vote on the new republican healthcare bill this morning after gop leaders say they have gotten enough support to pass it. the plan would repeal and replace obamacare. republicans have added an amendment to help those with pre-existing conditions.
it will take $8 billion over 5 years for coverage. [ yelling ] >> let's be optimistic about life. >> house democrats blasted the decision to call a vote without a new projection from the congressional budget office. the nonpartisan cbo estimated that the last version of the bill would result in 24 million fewer people with insurance by 2026. house minority leader nancy pelosi had this response: protections, a c age tax, and st rom medicare." oakland mayor libb as anged her mind - on how spend money coming i m the soda tax. sing the oakland mayor libby schaaf has changed her mind on how to spend money coming in from the soda tax. schaaf had suggested using the funds to clothes budget deficit of the city but -- to close the budget deficit of the city but many complained saying it wasn't what voters were product. the money was originally intended to fight childhood obesity and soda drinking.
now she is reversed her plan. the city council will meet this month to discuss closing the deficit. exciting news for skiers and boarders. squaw valley announced it's staying open late. it will be open past the 4th of july holiday for weekend skiing. it will be the longest season ever. for now it's still open 7 days a week. it's always fun to go down and scream. >> alpine meadows will be open, as well. and after the 4th of july, it's every saturday. but boy, it's the first time ever. >> yeah. >> the longest season ever. i thought this heat wave would go on forever. we have good news if you are looking for relief to beat the heat. right now this is it. it is the return of the fog. [ foghorn ] >> i love that sound. >> one more time! [ foghorn ]
>> bom, bom! >> we have temperatures from the 40s in santa rosa to 60s in livermore and in san jose 60. san francisco down to 51 due to the fog. we don't have the low clouds and fog in oakland, so we are in the 50s. the low clouds and fog stacked up against to the seashore knocking back temperatures. san francisco average high 64. a string of 60s from moss and montara beaches. 70s and 80s around the peninsula. mid-80s around the santa clara valley still slightly above average away from the bay. 81 degrees in pleasanton down from 94 degrees yesterday. that's a big drop. 78 degrees in benicia to the
mid-80s in fairfield. around the carquinez bridge 70s and 80s. stinson beach in the 60s today. upstream the abundance of sunshine into the low and mid- 80s. we'll talk about the cooldown, the additional cooling taking place on friday and a sketchy weekend forecast. that's still coming up. right now, here's jaclyn. we are tracking a nice ride for drivers headed to the bay bridge toll plaza. we can see there's no delays and no backup and no metering lights just yet. watch it out there between the cars. but be careful. lots of area with the fog. at the golden gate bridge, let's take a quick check of the ride heading out of antioch. remains in the green for folks over to hercules. tracking a 28-minute ride. and your ride heading along southbound 680 to eastbound 580 we have a crash on the shoulder there on that connector ramp. looks like they are waiting for a tow truck to arrive. back to you. >> thank you.
the jury in the sierra lamar murder trial is expected to start deliberations today. antolin garcia-torres is accused of killing the 15-year- old nearly five years ago. yesterday, defense attorneys gave the jury a top 10 list of why they should find him not guilty. it included calm demeanor, no murder weapon, no witnesses, no crime scene, no cause of death and the fact that lamar is still a missing person. >> the defense did a good job of relating to the jury in what is a very difficult case when you talk about the kidnapping and murder of a teenager. >> the defense also put together a bucket of shame. he placed one in front of the jury for every piece of what he called weak evidence. the prosecution will get one more chance at rebuttal. the jury will get the case to begin deliberations this afternoon. in san leandro, police are searching for the person who stole a car that had a family's scottish terrier inside. kpix 5's andria borba shows us
why they are working so hard to see the dog again. >> reporter: inside maria perez's san leandro home, her dog koda's water bowl sets empty. >> he means a lot to us. we love him a lot. >> reporter: it was april 22 when maria's eldest daughter took their dog seen here in happier times on snapchat for a ride in their 1994 honda accord one of the most stolen cars in the bay area. it only took minutes. and the car and dog were gone. the car theft was caught on surveillance video here at san leandro's marina square shopping center. this is a still photo of the car implicated in the theft. san leandro police are looking for the car while the perezes are putting up flyers and a facebook page hunting for the 13-year-old scottish terrier. >> to be honest, my car was the second thing i thought. it was more koda.
it was just devastating knowing how he is, where -- not knowing where he is, treating him right. he is our family. >> reporter: koda needs daily medication and isn't healthy. >> if he doesn't take the medication, he probably will be dead because he was very, very sick a couple of months ago and he was very sick like three days in the hospital. >> reporter: donations are pouring in for a reward for koda's safe return. it's up to $800. meanwhile, maria and her daughter hold out hope their dog will return home. >> it just breaks our heart to know who has him, if it's treating him like the way we treat him. >> reporter: in san leandro, andria borba, kpix 5. time now 4:40. a bay area community is mourning the loss of a teenager who was hit and killed by a freight train. how the boy is being remembered. >> plus, commercial air travel seems to be getting more frustrating by the day. but one bay area company is offering a new alternative. ,,,,
we're told: the bus hit and killed a man.. who was investigators are looking into a deadly accident involving a golden gate transit bus. the bus hit and killed a man who was walking on sir francis drake in san anselmo around 9 p.m. last night. the only information we have about the victim is that he was in his 20s. no word on what led up to the crash. in san lorenzo investigators are trying to figure out what happened in the moments before a teenaged boy was killed by an oncoming freight train. the 16-year-old was riding his bike to school near the tracks on grant and railroad avenues when he was struck. he was only about a block away from his school kiet collegiate when the crash happened. grief counselors helped students cope with the tragedy on campus. the teen as prince palisade's principal said he was an honor roll student and well liked. >> he will be missed and we're
heartbroken. [ crying ] >> authorities are now trying to figure out if the teen might have been wearing earbuds at the time of the crash. air travelers have an alternative. only on "5" julie watts talks about luxury travel for the cost of commercial travel. >> reporter: ah, the perks of a private jet. >> it's the only way to fly. >> easy, quick, no stress. >> you don't have to wait for tsa or go through security. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: a stark contrast to commercial airline horror stories we have become accustomed to but if you think the luxury alternative is out of your price range -- >> actually, they were only $79 per person one way. >> if you book ahead sometimes you get better deals. >> reporter: they are talking about jet fleet x a startup airline boasting all the convenience and luxury of flying private at a near commercial price. tickets range from $79 to $350 each way depending route and how far in advance you book but
even with a slight premium passengers say the public charters pay off. >> beverages are included no extra cost for anything. >> reporter: in addition to complementary snacks and cocktails, bags fly free and so do pets. there's free parking just steps from the tarmac. but the biggest bonus for most? >> you get here five minutes before your flight, give your id because you're prechecked and so even if i'm late i'm still on time. >> reporter: passengers call is a great secret. >> i discovered it through an 18-year-old on instagram. >> we tell people and they say what? >> reporter: they fly this out of concord three times a month. do you ever fly commercial? >> only if i have to. >> reporter: the planes are refurbished and outfitted with 30 seats with wi-fi, power, extra leg room, no middle seats along with luxury touches like wood paneling and upgraded lavs. >> you're kind of a throw-back to what air travel used to be like. how can you afford to do this? >> well, you know, [ indiscernible ] from a modeling perspective, we want to price accordingly so that it's affordable and that
everything is inclusive. >> reporter: he says flying fewer passengers out of under used airports helps to keep costs competitive with commercial carriers and jetsuite x is not alone. there are a growing number of public charter startups on the east coast and several pricier membership-based airlines out west. >> it's more common between airports not well served or communities with a larger population base. >> reporter: peter greenberg says the startups generally don't nickel and dime like commercial carriers which have been increasing fares on their short haul flights. can you see this cutting into the commercial market? >> the only time the commercial airlines will pay attention to these startups is if the startups gain frequency. >> reporter: he says the biggest drawback to public charters, limited flights. jetsuite x only offers two daily between concord, burbank and vegas and the most popular route the weekend roundtrip to vegas fills up fast and costs more which does have some concerned the best kept secret in air travel may not stay that
way for long. >> higher prices are going to happen. >> please don't put this on the air. [ laughter ] >> reporter: now, jetsuite x is the first airline to fly scheduled flights out of concord since the '80s. and the county says it is working to get more, not only for convenience for folks in the east bay, but the airlines and the airports bring in much- needed revenue for the county. in the newsroom, i'm julie watts. just checked one of the flights. if you want to leave from concord to las vegas this weekend, total of $600. >> oh. >> that's a lot. >> yeah. >> because yeah, that route to las vegas is one of the high demand routes. >> but that's a last-minute booking so yeah, so when you charter the plane to vegas and you take you it's probably going to be cheaper. >> and if you can charter a plane to begin with that's, you know, cost is no object i guess at that point. i have never flown out of concord, have you? >> no, no.
but i see the planes go by all the time. >> actually i have in the blimp. >> they have free lessons at that airport in concord for kids. good morning. we have the return of the marine layer. i'm going to be calling on this shot pretty frequently this morning. this is the bay bridge. we have the fog stacking up at the coast right now. but you can actually see -- i saw for a second venus the morning star looking east where we have clear skies. i'm going to switch in online if i can. so you can see there it is. we are at the golden gate bridge. [ foghorn ] >> thank you very much. we do get to hear that foghorn this morning. [ foghorn ] >> 49 degrees in santa rosa. 62 clear in the tri-valley. better air quality today
kicking in during the afternoon hours. george hughes is reporting 50 degrees. he is our weather watcher in san francisco. he says the fog is back. winds are under 10 at the coast but winds increase later today out of the west about 10 to 20 miles per hour. the beautiful bank of low clouds and fog bringing in that natural air-conditioning back to into san francisco, saturday cloudy. sunday a weak disturbance. saturday afternoon, it wants to place a little bit of light precipitation around the east bay into the high sierra where
we have a chance of thunderstorms throughout the weekend. cloudy, cooler and breezy for the weekend. 94 today state capital, 70 in the high sierra. official sunrise at 6:11. we have clear skies from vacaville backing to concord where later today tumbling out of the 90s into the 80s. down about 11 degrees in concord, clayton and walnut creek. out of the high 80s to the low 80s in san jose. we have a high of 82 yesterday in san francisco. today 65. you will feel the difference. temperatures drop on friday. cloudier, cooler, breezy through monday. your cinco de mayo forecast, sunny inland, fog at the coast. upper 50s to the low 70s. right now, we are tracking a very foggy commute for
drivers especially heading across the golden gate bridge. take a look at that. it is socked in. be careful behind the wheel. westbound 4 near hillcrest a crash not blocking lanes and not slowing anyone down. travel time 28 minutes from antioch to hercules. 880 looking good in both directions not too foggy through that stretch. traffic on the right side of your screen there heading northbound from 238 to the maze. that's a check of traffic. back to you. a california couple flying with two young children never leave the ground after the family is removed from a plane before take-off. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
has decided he will stop carrying out public engagements once the summer comes to a new this morning out of buckingham palace, prince philip has decided he will stop carrying out public engagements once the summer ends. the duke of edinburgh has the support of the queen in his choice to stop accepting new invitations once autumn begins. the duke may still be attending public events on occasion. another air travel horror story. a california couple and their two toddlers removed from a delta flight to l.a.x. stacey butler reports part of the couple as conversation with police was caught on camera. >> so wait, we're going to be in jail and my wife and kids are going to be what? >> reporter: this orange county dad says his family was kicked off a delta flight from maui to
l.a.x. last month. cell phone video captured it on the plane. >> have you all off the flight or we're going to [ indiscernible ] the whole aircraft and [ indiscernible ] >> we're getting kicked off this flight? >> ready, one -- >> reporter: brian was flying home with his wife, son and daughter after a family vacation. the couple bought three seats, one for each adult and one for their 18-year-old son who at the last minute took an earlier flight home. their young children were initially going to sit on their lap but the couple thought they could keep the third seat and put one of the babies in the car seat. >> i told you at the beginning -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: an airline representative told him because his oldest son was not using the ticket they needed to give the seat to another passenger. he said it was because the flight was overbooked. >> we never thought it would be to the point where they are taking us off the flight and as
we're leaving there's four or five passengers waiting for our seat. the bottom line is they oversold the flight. >> reporter: we reached out to delta to find out what happened. they didn't confirm overbooking but said: not only did they lose the seats without the refund, they had to get a hotel and buy three more tickets on another airline the next day. he says he doesn't want money back. he just wants delta airlines to apologize. in orange county, stacey butler, kpix 5. >> growing tension between san francisco residents and i former oakland mayor over a marijuana dispensary. jean quan and her husband hoping to set up shop in the outer sunset but many residents are pushing back saying that they don't want it in their neighborhoods. the quans insist their plan for a dispensary has received more than 1,000 letters of support. >> we're going to continue to
talk to the community we think it's really important because there's so much misinformation about marijuana in this community. >> this is a family district. there are children's programs. there's nursery there. so i'm very concerned about the safety. >> the dispensary would offer bilingual services in english and cantonese. and employees would also be trained on practices from traditional asian medicine. three people are dead after a shooting in a quiet san jose neighborhood. coming up, the latest live from the scene. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
i'm michelle griego. and i'm michelle griego. let's start with a live look outside... the morning rush is about to start... with drivers hitting the roads heading to work.. good morning. it's thursday, may 4. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. let's check the morning rush. it's just about to start. you can see on the right-hand side, that is 880 in oakland.
not too bad thursday-light but it's only 5:00, people. drivers are heading into work, though. thursday light. i like to call it that. but -- >> the day before cinco de mayo. >> we are excited about that, right? >> it's also national bird day and national orange juice day. >> we can drink some juice. >> our director said he wanted to use our sutro tower cam so you can see the fog coming in. that was a really pretty view. did you get a good glimpse of that? >> mm-hm. >> that's the return of the fog that's going to cool us down all the way inland. the fog at the golden gate bridge where visibility is restricted. look at that. we saw the fog yesterday afternoon. temperatures now in the upper 40s in santa rosa to 60 where we have the clear skies in redwood city. it's clear livermore and in san jose in the low 60s. now, our winds have been picking up along the seashore and at sfo at 10, 11 in san francisco. otherwise away from the bay pretty calm winds.